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The present progressive tense. Present progressive The present progresive is a form of a verb that ends in -ing in English. The present progresive is.

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1 The present progressive tense

2 Present progressive The present progresive is a form of a verb that ends in -ing in English. The present progresive is a form of a verb that ends in -ing in English. You must use the verb ESTAR and add You must use the verb ESTAR and add -ando for –ar verbs and –iendo for –er and – ir verbs. -ando for –ar verbs and –iendo for –er and – ir verbs. I am dancing = Estoy bailando She is singing = Ella está cantando

3 to rent to rent renting renting to take to take taking taking to speak to speak speaking speaking rentar rentando tomar tomando hablar hablando

4 to arrest to arrest arresting arresting to play to play playing playing arrestar arrestando Jugar (o

5 Ejercicios 1) I am singing.__________________________ 2) They are dancing.______________________ 3) We (f) are studying.______________________________ 4) You (inf.) are eating._______________________________ 5) He is drinking.________________________ 6) You (pl.) are playing.____________________

6 To form the present participle of -ir stem changing verbs, change e:i and o:u in the stem, and then add -iendo to the stem of the verb. To form the present participle of -ir stem changing verbs, change e:i and o:u in the stem, and then add -iendo to the stem of the verb. servir: sirviendo pedir: pidiendo decir: diciendo servir: sirviendo pedir: pidiendo decir: diciendo dormir: durmiendo morir: muriendo poder: pudiendo dormir: durmiendo morir: muriendo poder: pudiendo

7 Sometimes when forming the present participle it is necessary to change the spelling of a word so that it agrees with the way it is pronounced. We call this an "orthographic" change. Here are some common examples: Sometimes when forming the present participle it is necessary to change the spelling of a word so that it agrees with the way it is pronounced. We call this an "orthographic" change. Here are some common examples: caer: cayendo (must use reflexive pronouns) creer: creyendo huir: huyendo ir: yendo influir: influyendo oír: oyendo traer: trayendo leer: leyendo seguir: siguiendo caer: cayendo (must use reflexive pronouns) creer: creyendo huir: huyendo ir: yendo influir: influyendo oír: oyendo traer: trayendo leer: leyendo seguir: siguiendo


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